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Submitted by A friend (United States), Dec 30, 2005 at 10:03

Hey Dan -

I am wondering about the odd juxtaposition of an ad for Mike Marqusee's book appearing on the same page as your anti-Ali diatribe. Have you actually read Marqusee's book - a serious, and sympathetic engagement with Ali's legacy and his significance to the history of the 1960s? Judging by your two posts, your research consists solely of extensive quotations from clearly hostile sources. But why the ad?
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Daniel Pipes replies:

I posted the book cover for the picture of Muhammad Ali with Malcolm X.

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